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High School & Beyond:
Grades 9+

Designed for students 14 years old and up, our programs are designed to develop a passion about aviation and STEAM education. With a focus on equity and inclusion, we provide opportunities for young learners to explore their interests, gain new skills, and prepare for future careers in these exciting fields. Our programs offer hands-on experiences, mentorship from industry professionals, and the chance to collaborate with peers on real-world projects. Whether you’re interested in aviation, engineering, or computer science and design, our programs provide a supportive and engaging environment to help everyone reach their potential.

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Aerospace College and Career Exploration and Selection System

ACCESS

Ages: 14-21

Aerospace College and Career Exploration and Selection System (ACCESS) is an  introduction to our six core topics: Aeronautics, Airframe-Powerplant & Avionics, Solar System, Commercial Space Travel, Drones, and Robotics.

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Field Trips

Ages: 7-18

Airway Science for Kids offers aviation and STEM-focused field trips. Bring your class for a fun, unique, and informative field trip that complements your lesson plans!

Registration is required.

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Ground School

Ages: 15-21

Explore the world of flight and learn what it takes to become a pilot during our 6 week private pilot Ground School. This 6 week program is held online via zoom and runs from 5:00pm-6:30pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Pre-requisites apply.

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Open Saturday

Ages: All Ages

Welcome to Open Saturday at Education Center on Pearson Field in Vancouver, WA!

Join us on Saturdays from 10am-3pm for a day of STEAM education through aviation. Our center is perfect for youth of all ages to experience hands-on learning and exploration.

Summer Camps

Ages: 7-16

Camps primarily focus on the principles of flight and accessibility for youth of all ages. Camps will be divided by age groups and take place at our Aerospace Training Center (Portland, OR), Pearson Field Education Center (Vancouver, WA), and partner locations (Hillsboro, OR) each week.

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TeenFlight!

Ages: 14-21

Students, ages 14-21, work together to build a two-seat RV-12 aircraft under the guidance of a team of Mentors. This project requires a two year commitment of every Saturday during the school year, from 9am to 3pm.

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